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E38 John Kim Used to Be a Miserable F*ck

In the aftermath of heartbreak and divorce, John Kim discovered a passion to help others and went from an aspiring screenwriter to pursuing a career as a licensed therapist. To process his feelings and frustrations during that time, he began documenting his hero’s journey in a blog he titled The Angry Therapist.

“Why am I angry? Because the system is broken”

While working with troubled youth to collect his required hours for certification, he began to notice a painfully common theme among them: the physically and/or emotionally absent father. Because this rang true for him as well, his passions focused toward studying men’s issues, masculinity, and what it really means to “be a man.”

In this episode he shares about his own upbringing and experiences that have led him toward cultivating his own definition of “being a man. He believes every man must craft this definition for himself. He ultimately wrote a (soon to be released) book about it, titled: I Used to Be a Miserable F*ck: An Everyman’s Guide to a Meaningful Life.

The discussion also turns to the challenges of dating in the present social climate, the importance of “tribe” while on a path of self-betterment, why it’s ok to feel anger, and why dogs are the best therapists.

“I love the word Tribe because I think the greatest misconception about self-help is the word self. We actually are not meant to do life alone.”

Whether you’re a man, a woman, or neither, this episode definitely has something for you. We really love this one and are so curious to know your thoughts and feelings about it, too. We can see some great discussion coming from this one, please come back and share after you have a listen.

#anger | #masculinity | #dating | #tribe | #selfhelp

Connect with John:
Instagram: @theangrytherapist
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theangrytherapist/
Website: http://www.theangrytherapist.com/

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E21 Surrendering to Authenticity w/JP Morgan

Listen in to this deep and fascinating discussion with the unique and inspiring JP Morgan! Carlos and Satch talk with JP about authentic living, optimization, and surrendering to and harnessing naked authenticity to serve others and our own self mastery.

#surrender #truth #authenticity

Connect:

Facebook: @jpmorgancreating

Instagram: @jpmorganjr

Twitter: @jpmorganjr

Website: http://jpmorganjr.com

T H E A U T H E N T I C I T Y S H O W
real people | authentic conversations
_______________________________________
A podcast exploring health, creativity,
and the quest for excellence.

Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, and Spotify

authenticityshow.com